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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 2018

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170221

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 1
Study Period 4

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of the major theories and concepts in cognitive psychology and to provide an understanding of their interdependence and relationship to human behaviour and experience.

Course content

In this course students will further develop their understanding of cognitive psychology (including sensation and perception, attention and skilled performance, short-term memory and learning, long-term memory and memory impairment, basic neuropsychology and executive functioning, language; reasoning and decision making, and social cognition). Students will apply this knowledge and their research skills in the preparation of a research report to address a real world question in cognitive psychology.

Textbooks

Goldstein E 2019, Cognitive Psychology with CogLab access card and CourseMate access card (Package ISBN 9780170287005), 5th Edn, Thomson Wadsworth, Belmont, CA

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 2019 UO Introductory Research Methods
BEHL 1030 UO Psychology 1A
BEHL 1031 UO Psychology 1B

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 450 words 10% N/A
Report 2500 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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